Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card by Lieschen Harshbarger
Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

By: Ranger |

Cards | Celebration | Simon Hurley create.

Discover how Lieschen Harshbarger creates this adorable birthday card using Simon Hurley create. and Stickles Glitter Gels to add some extra sparkle. 

 

Instructions

Welcome back crafty friends! I hope you have enjoyed seeing the new Simon Hurley release – I know I have! Today I’ll be using the new Owl Buddies stamp set and the Tiny Diamonds stencil to make a birthday card. 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 1

Step 1: Use Simon Hurley create. Stark White Cardstock to make a top folding A2 card base measuring 4¼ x 11, with scoring at 5½. Trim another piece to be used for the front panel of the card that is 4¼ x 5½. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 2

Step 2: On the front panel of the card, blend the Simon Hurley create. colors Midnight Snack, No Diving, and Breakup Blue with the Blending Tool. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 3

Step 3: Use Ranger Artist Brushes #6 to flicker some gold watercolor onto the already inked background. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 4

Step 4: After watercolor has dried, use the Tiny Diamonds stencil with the Stickles Glitter Gels Aquarius to add more dimension to the background. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 5

Step 5: On a separate piece of Stark White Cardstock, stamp the oval image from the Owl Buddies stamp set using an acrylic block. Ink your stamp with Breakup Blue first then color blend around the oval using the Blending Tool with the No Diving and Midnight Snack ink pads. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 6

Step 6: On another piece of Stark White Cardstock, stamp one of the owl images from the Owl Buddies stamp set using an acrylic block and Jet Black Archival Ink. The use Emboss It clear pad and embossing clear powder to heat emboss the image. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 8

Step 7: Fussy cut the images leaving a white border (if you like). 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 8

Step 8: To color the branch on the owl image, use Ranger Artist Brushes #2, Overzealous, and Viper ink pads. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 9

Step 9: Color the body of the owl with the Grrr! and Woof! ink pads using Ranger Artist Brushes #4. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 10

Step 10: Use the Grrr! ink pad and Ranger Artist Brushes #4 to color the beak and feet of the owl. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 11

Step 11: Once the front panel is completely dried, glue it to the card base using Wendy Vecchi Perfect Card Adhesive. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 12

Step 12: Use foam tape to glue the oval shape image and owl to the front panel of the card. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 13

Step 13: Stamp one of the sentiments from the Owl Buddies stamp set on Tim Holtz® Alcohol Ink Cardstock Black Matte with Emboss It clear. Then heat emboss it with white embossing powder. 

 

 

Simon Hurley Hoot Hoot Hooray Birthday Card Step 14

Step 14: Glue the sentiment onto the front panel of the card and add Glossy Accents to the owl’s eyes. Pair the card with an envelope and it’s ready to be sent to a loved one!